Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and residential proximity to toxic industrial waste in southern Israel

Jacob Dreiher*, Victor Novack, Micha Barachana, Ronit Yerushalmi, Gilles Lugassy, Ofer Shpilberg

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Environmental exposure has been linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Toxic volatile compounds were found in groundwater downstream of an industrial site in southern Israel. The risk of NHL and clinical characteristics of NHL patients were analyzed in relation to their proximity to the site.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1709-1710
Number of pages2
JournalHaematologica
Volume90
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Epidemiology
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Non-Hodgkins lymphoma
  • Organic solvents
  • Pesticides

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